Wainwright definition

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One that builds and repairs wagons.
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A person who builds or repairs wagons.
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A person who builds and repairs wagons.
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An English occupational surname from someone who builds wagons.
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(climbing) Any of the 214 fells (hills and mountains) described in A. Wainwright's Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells (1955-1966), often visited as a form of peak bagging.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wainwright
Plural:
wainwrights

Origin of wainwright

  • From Old English wæġn-wyrhta, corresponding to wain + wright.

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